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Environmental Infection Control and Management in Non-Hospital Facilities

Topic:Built Environment

Course Type:Short & Modular Courses

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  • Course Date:

    22 Mar 2022 to 23 Mar 2022
  • Registration Period:

    15 Jan 2022 to 20 Feb 2022
  • Time:

    09:00 AM to 05:00 PM,
    14 hours / 2 days
  • Mode of Training:

    Facilitated Learning (F2F)
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Course Objective

The programme on Environmental Infection Control and Management in Non-Hospital Facilities aims to provide an overview of the infection control measures and management means in non-hospital facilities. The programme embraces the overarching theme of environmental infection control as it contextualizes the principles of personal protective equipment and disinfection with the understanding of Ebola Virus Disease. The four learning objectives are:

1. Understand Ebola Viral Disease
2. Apply Principles of Personal Protective Equipment and Safety Procedures
3. Demonstrate familiarisation in the donning and doffing of Personal Protective Equipment
4. Understand Principles of Disinfection

Course Outline

Day 1
1. Overview of infectious diseases and Personal Protective Equipment
2. Understanding Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and the manner it spreads
What is Ebola?
Effects & Transmission
Environmental contamination & Risk Management
Measures & Containment and Infection Control
3. Principles of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) operations.
4. Hand hygiene, donning and doffing practices

Day 2
5. Ebola cleaning and decontamination in non-hospital settings
6. Demonstration on Ebola Cleaning and Decontamination/Disinfection

Minimum Requirements

Participants need to be physically fit to put on and remove Personal Protective Equipment, including the fit for a N95 respirator.

Participants need to be able to understand, read and write in English.

Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Performance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who pass the assessment and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Suitable for

Personnel who has roles in environmental infection control and management

Course Fees

Full Fees (before GST): $830.00

Applicants/Eligibility SkillsFuture Funding GST* Subsidised Fee (after GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above¹ $747.00 $19.92 $102.92
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 $581.00 $19.92 $268.92
Singapore Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders $581.00 $19.92 $268.92
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and LTVP+ Holders² $747.00 $19.92 $102.92
Others (Full fees payable) $0.00 $66.40 $896.40

*As announced at Budget 2022, there will be no increase in government fees and charges for Singaporeans from 1 Jan 2023 to 31 Dec 2023. Also, as per SSG’s policy, the GST payable for all funding-eligible applicants is calculated based on prevailing GST rate after baseline funding subsidy of 70%

Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

1 Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here
2 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP’s list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.

Funding Incentives

Please click here for more information on funding incentives.

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
One-Stop Service Centre

c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.

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